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Jackie Blower

Experienced Counsellor MBACP, BA(Hons)

Are you feeling anxious, lonely, depressed or overwhelmed by emotional problems that you feel unable to resolve on your own? I can offer general support or we can focus on specific issues such as anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, bereavement, loss or your relationships. Counselling will give you time in a safe environment to explore what is happening for you. I am currently working online/by telephone and hope to resume in-person sessions in Petersfield soon.

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About Me

Experienced Counselling Professional

Jackie Blower Counselling

I am a qualified counsellor and a registered member of BACP, working in central Petersfield with adults of all ages. I also offer online and/or telephone sessions both locally and further afield. As a Humanistic counsellor I work predominantly with a Person-Centred approach, offering a warm, caring, empathic, genuine, safe and non-judgemental space for you to talk and be heard. I have helped my clients through various difficulties that seemed to be holding them back in life, and I have a particular interest in Loss and Bereavement. Life is too short to be unhappy, unsure, or unfulfilled.  Get in touch so that we can discuss how we can best work together .

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Person-Centred Approach


Person-Centred Counselling

The therapeutic relationship is key

Life throws many surprises at us, and while we cannot predict the outcome of any situation, we can take control of how we respond to certain situations. 
The person-centred approach to counselling was originally founded by Carl Rogers in the 1950's. His theory suggested that the process of change would follow from the client's experience of a particular kind of relationship with the therapist. This relationship was characterised by genuineness (congruence), non-judgmental caring (unconditional positive regard), and empathy.

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Person-Centred Counselling

Making the journey together

Initially this type of counselling was known as 'non-directive' therapy because it was based on the concept that counsellors are not 'experts'; rather, it is the client who is the expert with an innate ability to grow. The approach was later called 'client-centred' or 'person-centred' to reflect the centrality of the client in the process of therapy.
Carl Rogers has written several books on the subject:
'On Becoming a Person' and 'A Way of Being' are two that may be of interest to anyone who wishes to explore this further.

Petersfield Counselling

My Training, Qualifications & Experience

(CPD ongoing)

  • BA(Hons) (1st class) Humanistic Counselling

  • Diploma (distinction) Humanistic Counselling

  • Certificate in Humanistic Counselling

  • Certificate in Online and telephone Counselling

  • BSc (Hons) (1st class) Mathematics and Business Studies

  • PGCE (Secondary)

  • Workshops: Expressive Arts; Trauma; Shame

  • Bereavement training

  • Suicide Awareness Training

  • DBS Enhanced Certificates for Child/Adult Workforce

  • Volunteer counselling - Bereavement Counselling Charity and a Local Counselling Service

Petersfield Counsellor



I believe the therapeutic relationship is key to effective counselling and therefore I offer an introductory session at a reduced rate so that you can see if you are comfortable with my approach.

£20 for a 50 minute introductory session

£50 per 50 minute session

Concessions may be available - please phone to discuss

I am happy to discuss any initial questions you might have by phone, or you can email me.

Whatever you are struggling with, I’m here to listen so that you can be heard. Contact me to find out more.

07519 356592 

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"Let go of who you think you're supposed to be and embrace who you are"

Brene Brown, 'The Gifts of Imperfection'

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I came to Jackie in such a panic in my life. My relationship had fallen apart, the wedding had been cancelled, and none of my siblings or mother were supportive at all. I was in such a state. And I had teenagers at home, transitioning to university. And I was moving too!
But Jackie made me feel so safe.  From the moment we made contact, everything she did and said made me feel I could trust her.
Slowly, over fifteen months of weekly sessions, zoom and in person, she helped me sift through many areas of my life, always saying the right thing, always so calm. She worked very creatively with me, but always within my limits, never making me feel I couldn’t cope.
I now feel I can handle my life, and I don’t need to see her anymore. A real mark of her professional approach…she doesn’t make the therapy go on and on forever..she can see when the healing has happened and she is ready to finish at just the right time.
So encouraging, so trustworthy, so calm, so kind.
I unreservedly recommend Jackie to anyone seeking a counsellor. She is the best.

Jane, 56, Farnham

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This Privacy Policy lets you know how your personal information is being collected, stored and shared. This is line with EU General Data Protection Regulations.

I am registered with the ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office). My registration number is A8439699.

If you are not happy with the way I use your data you can complain to the ICO at or phone them on 0303 123 1113.

Purpose of Records relating to website:

  • I collect your name, telephone number and/or email address so that I can reply to enquiries and/or contact you about arrangements for sessions.

  • I would use your email address or home address to send an invoice if there was any non-payment for sessions.

  • I do not use your address, telephone number or email address for any form of marketing. 

  • I make brief written factual notes for reference during counselling to aid continuity of sessions and as evidence of the counselling in case of complaint or legal action.

Record Keeping:

  • Records will be kept securely and confidentially

  • I use Gmail as my email provider. Please be aware that email may not be completely secure and you may wish to bear this in mind when considering the content of your emails to me. You can see Gmail’s privacy policy here.

  • Records will be retained for 7 years to allow for civil complaints proceedings and in case you return to counselling within those 7 years.


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